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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Silhan takes office with eye on problem solving

Priorities include water and sewer addressing before city beautification


Last updated 1/7/2022 at 11:16am

Drew Lawson | The Times

Jess Silhan

HARRINGTON-Jess Silhan is only in his fourth year living in the city, but the new mayor already has his eyes set on improving local issues. Silhan, a former West Side and Tri-Cities resident, moved here in 2018 with his wife, Cynthia and now takes office after running for mayor unopposed in the 2020 election.

Silhan said addressing issues with the city's wastewater treatment facility is his first priority upon assuming office, which he did Dec. 29.

"I have to make sure I understand that situation, then we need to get a backup person there," Silhan said. "We need a couple warm bodies so we...

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